Crouse Connects

Crouse isn’t just about healthcare. We’re about what we believe sets us apart: Carepassion™ .

We always say we’re not a ‘perfect’ hospital. But our physicians, nurses, providers and staff strive to listen to each patient and family member’s feelings and needs with the respect and dignity you deserve.

Our CrouseConnects blog is designed to talk about some of the ways we connect and do just that. How we work on achieving clinical advances that help us provide the best in patient care for our community and region. And how we try to tend to the “little things” — parking, getting around and dining, for example — to make anyone’s visit or stay at Crouse more welcoming and comfortable.

Category Archives: Patient Story

DAISY Nursing Excellence Award Presented to Stephanie Rabbo, RN and McKenzie Welch-Melie, RN

Congratulations to our most recent DAISY award recipients, Stephanie Rabbo, RN, from 5 South Irving and McKenzie Welch-Melie, RN, from our operating room.

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A Heartfelt Reunion: Former ICU Patient Expresses Gratitude

For former ICU patient Kevin Ash, it was his care team at Crouse that fueled his motivation to get better. Recently, Kevin came back to the ICU where he had been a patient for many months, to show gratitude for his care team and all of the ICU staff for the work that they do.…

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Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy Awareness Month: A Family’s Experience

The month of April is Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) Awareness Month. HIE is a brain injury caused by lack of oxygen and restricted blood flow to the brain. It can cause cerebral palsy, epilepsy, hearing and vision impairments, feeding and GI issues, other developmental delays and disabilities and is the second leading cause of infant…

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The Sky is the Limit for Kate Rutherford

Imagine being 17, filled with the youthful anticipation of riding one of the tallest rollercoasters in the country. As you reach the front of the line for your turn on its next go-around, you slide into your seat, eagerly awaiting to take off. Humiliating Incident An attendant comes by to assist passengers, only to insist…

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